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Angel Investment Group announces record year

PHILADELPHIA, 07 Feb. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Keiretsu Forum is the world’s largest angel investor network. According to Pitchbook’s 2020 Annual Global Rankings, Keiretsu Forum is the #1 and #2 most active investment in the US region for late-stage and early-stage investing. Philadelphia-based Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic and Southeast reports record deal flow and investment for the second year in a row.

Howard Lubert, Regional Chairman of the Keiretsu Forum, reports that the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions have received 366 unsolicited applications for funding, examined 121 companiesand presented 44 quality opportunities to accredited angel investor members in 2021. “Our members have remained loyal in 2021 as we connect founders and backers virtually,” Howard Lubert said. “Members have continued their due diligence and investment activity, placing $11,644,820 in 44 companies breaking the record of $9.4 million set in 2020.”

Members funded 76% of the companies that showed up at the Forum, a testament to the Keiretsu Forum’s rigorous process.

Fueling this remarkable growth, for the second consecutive year, the Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic and Southeast co-hosted a bi-coastal Investor Capital Expo in November. Over 1,750 accredited angel investors have signed up for the multi-session, multi-week experience. Twenty high-quality companies representing the best of the best in 2021 that have completed the Keiretsu Forum due diligence process presented to investors. By the end of the Expo, companies had received over 1,200 expressions of interest.

The Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic and Southeast is part of the Keiretsu Forum, a global investment community of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and institutional investors. Keiretsu Forum was founded in 2000 by Randy Williams in San Francisco. Today’s Keiretsu Forum is a global network of capital, resources and deal flow with 55 chapters on 4 continents. Keiretsu Forum members invest in diverse, high-quality investment opportunities. The community is strengthened by its involvement in social and charitable activities. For more information, visit

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